MYTH-BUSTING: Indian Cricket behind the Headlines (Paperback) – by Gulu Ezekiel


MYTH-BUSTING: Indian Cricket behind the Headlines (Paperback) – by Gulu Ezekiel

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rupa Publications India (10 March 2021); Rupa Publications India
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 264 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9390547172
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9390547173
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 260 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14 x 1.57 x 21.6 cm
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India


An enchanting delve into Indian cricket widely held myths and breaking them ball by ball! What are the mysteries behind the 1986 Madras tied test? *Were Sunil Gavaskar and Viv Richards the only two modern cricketers to bat helmetless? *Is Salim durani the first kabul-born test cricketer? What is the real story behind the non-telecast of Kapil dev's famous 175 not out? Cricket around the world is built on myths and Indian cricket is no different. These myths have been repeated ad nauseam over the years till they have come to be accepted as fact and in the modern age get extra traction through social media. Gulu Ezekiel, one of India’s leading cricket journalists and authors with 40 years of experience and over a dozen cricket books to his credit, demolishes these myths. Using multiple historical sources and eye-witness accounts, Gulu exposes the real story behind these tales in a fascinating, controversial and unique book which is sure to rock the cricket world. Complete with unique and rare photos myth-busting is a cricket connoisseur’s delight.

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